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sequential ways, so here's fiscal tightening across the world from the institute. from least to most, russia has been -- has been implementing paul kruge man's plan. the united states has actually undergone a significant amount of austerity, right? >> this was just for 2013. >> this is projected for just this year. >> but if you look back, basically we started tightening at the beginning of 2010 and it's been significant. if you look at purchases of goods and services, actually government buying, it's back down to 2007 levels in the united states right now. it's sort of crept up on us. by the way, that's a demonstration. if you're worried about out of control spending, there was all this, the stimulus will never be undone. once you start spending, it never goes away. it went away with a vengeance. >> i think what we're not talking about in interprets of the political valance is this. there's this great 1984 quote where he talks about how there were sort of three phases to the southern strategy. first is opposition to the voting rights act. second is opposition to integration and forced bussi
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, but what china and russia will do. >> the thing we should look for is, we are talking about the difference between offense and defense is key to understanding this area. i want to thank my guests today. michael hastings off thor of "panic 2012." thank you all. thank you for joining us. we'll be back next weekend saturday and sunday at 8:00 eastern time. our guest is "top chef" star. and he promises a makeover for the "up" pastry plate. coming up, melissa harris-perry. melissa set the table with an overload of constitutional brainy goodness. that's next. see you next week here on "up." [ dad ] find it? ya. alright, another one just like that. right in the old bucket. good toss! see that's much better! that was good. you had your shoulder pointed, you kept your eyes on your target. let's do it again -- watch me. just like that one... [ male announcer ] the durability of the volkswagen passat. pass down something he will be grateful for. good arm. that's the power of german engineering. ♪ back to you.